A Guide to Jewish Television: Prospects and Possibilities - Findings of the JPR Working Party

By Barry Kosmin, Helen Baehr, Rex Bloomstein, Roma Felstein, Louise Gerenberg, Jeff Henry, Marcel Knobil, Sonia Misak, Wendy Rose, Jeremy Silver, Ned Temko, Anne Webber

Institute for Jewish Policy Research (JPR), 1999

The authors (who form the JPR Working Party on Television) argue that there is a case for seriously considering television as a catalyst for reinvigorating contemporary Jewish culture. After examining five other minority-targeted channels around the world, the authors explore ideas and define possibilities for the content and tone of programs applicable to and appropriate for Jewish television. Ideally the channel would transmit informative and entertaining programs of Jewish interest, celebrate positive aspects of Judaism and Israel, enhance the lifestyle and activities of the Jewish community, serve as an educational aid to the young of the community, act as an easy information source concerning Jewish events and services, stimulate greater involvement in the Jewish community and identify and develop new creative talent within the Jewish community.

Topic: Youth, Culture, Media, Outreach

Name of Publication: JPR Policy Paper

Volume/Issue: 3

Page Number(s): 1-10

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Genre: Report

Coverage: World

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Kosmin, Barry. Baehr, Helen. Bloomstein, Rex. Felstein, Roma. Gerenberg, Louise. Henry, Jeff. Knobil, Marcel. Misak, Sonia. Rose, Wendy. Silver, Jeremy. Temko, Ned. Webber, Anne. A Guide to Jewish Television: Prospects and Possibilities - Findings of the JPR Working Party. JPR Policy Paper. Institute for Jewish Policy Research (JPR). 1999: 1-10. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4652


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